Gaffney, S.C.— The NGU softball team traveled to Limestone College for an early season tournament and continued its hot streak beating West Virginia Wesleyan 4-1 and Alderson-Broaddus college 6-0.
Pitching for the Crusaders in the first game was Kirstyn Smith who went a full 7 innings giving up one earned run on 4 hits. She allowed 1 walk and struck out seven. Offensively NGU continued to provide run support for the pitching staff.
Kansas Wofford went 2-3 scoring a run and collecting an RBI. Also for the Crusaders Hope Brewer was 1-1 with a triple and an RBI and walked once. The big hitter of the day was Taylor Roof who was 3-3 with an RBI and a double.
In game 2 the Lady Crusaders began where they left in the first game. Pitcher Taylor Roof pitched 7 innings earning a one hit shut-out. She walked two and struck out eight in those seven innings of work. Offensively in the second game the Crusaders were led by Sarah Griffith who was 1-1 with 2 RBI’s and a double. Hope Brewer was 1-3 with a run scored and an RBI. Brewer also stole a base.
With the win the team moves to 6-0 on the season outscoring opponents 39-7 in the six games combined. The team will take the field again February 23 against Brevard College.